LAKE NONA, Fla. – The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) is proud to name Bruce Gullikson of Burnsville, MN (Northern Division) and Scott Mitchell of Gainesville, FL (Florida Division), USPTA Master Professionals.
Becoming a USPTA Master Professional is the highest rating achievable by a tennis professional. Qualified applicants must hold an Elite Professional rating for 10 years, complete the required number of education hours, and fulfill a broad spectrum of industry service. The Master Professional Committee makes the final decision on the review of applicants.
Sid Newcomb, USPTA National Director of Certification, presented Bruce and Scott with their Master Professional award plaque and Master Professional pin — congratulating them on their accomplishment.
About the USPTA: Founded in 1927, the USPTA is the global leader in tennis-teacher certification and professional development. With more than 14,000 members worldwide and 17 divisions nationwide, the Association’s mission is to raise the standards of tennis-teaching professionals and coaches and to promote a greater awareness of the sport.
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